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110 Rural Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know in 2024: Karla Eischens at Sanford Health in Bemidji Shines

BySamantha Johnson

Mar 25, 2024
Karla Eischens of Sanford Health named as one of the leading rural hospital CEOs to watch

Karla Eischens, President and CEO of Sanford Health in Bemidji, has been recognized as one of the “110 rural hospital and health system CEOs to know” in 2024 by Becker’s Hospital Review. The list acknowledges executives who are committed to expanding hospital services, improving facilities, and recruiting skilled team members. These leaders have demonstrated exceptional leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic and national staffing shortages while striving for sustainable success.

Eischens is a seasoned healthcare executive with over 25 years of experience in the field. Under her leadership at Sanford Bemidji, she has prioritized cultural change by incorporating cultural training courses into employees’ education and emphasizing the intersection of Ojibwe culture and healthcare. The hospital has also established meetings with local tribal governments and community leaders to address health disparities among Native American patients.

Eischens expressed her gratitude for being recognized among the top rural hospital CEOs, attributing her achievement to the dedication of her entire team and their commitment to delivering exceptional healthcare to the community. She shared that this recognition is a testament to their hard work and dedication in serving the needs of patients, employees, and communities alike.

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By Samantha Johnson

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